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Andover Organ Co. (1986)

Originally Wm. M. Goodrich (1831)

Location:

Unitarian-Universalist / South Church Unitarian / Second Congregational
11 Orange St.
Nantucket, MA 02554 US
Organ ID: 281

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 895 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 21, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This was the addition of a III Cornet [12-15-17] to the Swell in place of the original tc 16' Bourdon. The organ was previously mechanically restored by Andover in 1966-67.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on May 13, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Marcia Hempel. -- William Goodrich, 1831. Reworked by E. and G. G. Hook, Boston, Massachusetts, 1845. Rebuilt by George Pierce, 1893. Restored by Andover Organ Company, Methuen, Massachusetts, Opus 93, 1966. Added to by Andover Organ Company, Methuen, Massachusetts, Opus 93, 1986.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1995

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Restored by Andover. Historic Organs Recital 8 July 1986 & 7 Jul 1990. (Originally Second Congregational. ) Rebuilt by Pierce in 1893. Restored by Andover in 1966-67. Swell Cornet added by Andover in 1986.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console June, 1988
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 2006-11-04

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